The Band In The Praise-and-worship Tradition

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Music in the praise-and-worship tradition is often accompanied by a small consort or band of instruments. Precedent for the band in worship goes back to the foundation of the Salvation Army in the nineteenth century. This article describes this history and suggests how the contemporary worship band can be used as a means of musical leadership.

Using Contemporary Instruments and Music

The worship band may be defined as any ensemble of musical instruments with a rhythm section foundation. The...


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